Sontag Advisory LLC lessened its holdings in shares of Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF (NYSEARCA:BND) by 4.4% during the second quarter, HoldingsChannel.com reports. The institutional investor owned 182,613 shares of the company’s stock after selling 8,321 shares during the quarter. Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF accounts for 1.3% of Sontag Advisory LLC’s investment portfolio, making the stock its 11th biggest position. Sontag Advisory LLC’s holdings in Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF were worth $15,170,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

Several other institutional investors and hedge funds have also added to or reduced their stakes in BND. Global Endowment Management LP raised its holdings in shares of Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF by 2,925.1% during the second quarter. Global Endowment Management LP now owns 2,172,038 shares of the company’s stock valued at $180,431,000 after buying an additional 2,100,238 shares during the last quarter. Wells Fargo & Company MN increased its stake in shares of Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF by 9.8% during the first quarter. Wells Fargo & Company MN now owns 15,472,363 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,256,047,000 after acquiring an additional 1,380,308 shares during the period. Toews Corp ADV acquired a new position in shares of Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF during the first quarter valued at approximately $102,495,000. Milliman Financial Risk Management LLC increased its stake in shares of Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF by 5.3% during the first quarter. Milliman Financial Risk Management LLC now owns 24,116,309 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,957,762,000 after acquiring an additional 1,217,962 shares during the period. Finally, Envestnet Asset Management Inc. increased its stake in shares of Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF by 7.6% during the second quarter. Envestnet Asset Management Inc. now owns 13,106,443 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,088,752,000 after acquiring an additional 922,533 shares during the period.

Shares of NYSEARCA BND traded down $0.16 during mid-day trading on Thursday, reaching $83.78. 3,025,346 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 2,730,485. Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF has a fifty-two week low of $77.46 and a fifty-two week high of $85.30. The stock has a fifty day simple moving average of $84.27 and a 200-day simple moving average of $82.10.

The business also recently disclosed a — dividend, which was paid on Friday, September 6th. Investors of record on Wednesday, September 4th were paid a dividend of $0.188 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Tuesday, September 3rd. This represents a dividend yield of 2.7%.

About Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF

Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF (the Fund) seeks to track the performance of a market-weighted bond index. The Fund employs a passive management or indexing investment approach designed to track the performance of the Barclays Capital U.S. Aggregate Bond Index (the Index). The Index measures a spectrum of public, investment-grade, taxable, fixed-income securities in the United States, including government, corporate and international dollar-denominated bonds, as well as mortgage-backed and asset-backed securities, all with maturities of more than one year.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF (NYSEARCA:BND)

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